Wauseon man sentenced for sex offense

Staff report

The following individuals were sentenced recently by Judge Jeffrey Robinson in Fulton County Common Pleas Court, according to Prosecutor Scott Haselman.

Ferney Uribes, 18, of Wauseon entered an Alford plea and was convicted of gross sexual imposition. On or about Dec. 9, 2016, he engaged in sexual contact with another by compelling the person to submit by force or threat of force.

He served 113 days in jail, and was sentenced to two years of community control. He was also ordered to: pay prosecution costs; successfully complete a sex offender treatment program; and have no contact with the victim and her family.

Failure to comply could result in 12 months in prison.

Uribes also was found to be a Tier I sex offender, which requires address registration for 15 years, with in-person verification annually with the sheriff of all counties in which he resides.

Mitchel Bachman, 18, of Wauseon previously was convicted of trafficking in marijuana and permitting drug abuse. On or about June 17, 2016, he sold or offered to sell marijuana and permitted his vehicle to be used for the commission of a felony drug abuse offense.

He was sentenced to one year of community control, and ordered to: serve 30 days in the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio; pay $400 restitution; not consume or possess alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs; not enter bars; be assessed by Recovery Services of Northwest Ohio and comply with all aftercare conditions; and abide by a 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew for the first six months.

Failure to comply could result in eight months in prison.

Staff report